101 Nutrient Dense Recipes You Can’t Live Without Review

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101 Nutrient Dense Recipes You Can’t Live Without is a cookbook written by Lori Powell. While you may not know her by name, she is the Food Director of Prevention Magazine, a well known health publication. This cookbook is designed to give you a bunch of healthy meals to choose from, to include as part of a healthy diet to promote weight loss. Read this review to learn more about what you can expect from the book.

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101 Nutrient Dense Recipes You Can’t Live Withoutfocuses on recipes that highlight 13 very important nutrients in your diet: Anthocyanins, Calcium, Carotenoids, Fiber, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Potassium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, and Vitamin E. All of these nutrients play a role in your health, doing everything from keeping your bones and heart healthy, to promoting a healthy metabolism. The recipes in the book are designed to help you meet your daily nutrition requirements through real food, rather than a pill. Each recipe includes calorie information, as well as all the nutrition information so you can plan a meal plan. A seven day meal plan is included, and there are vegetarian friendly options. Some of the recipes in this cookbook include: Blueberry-Cornmeal Waffles with Blueberry Sauce, Grass-Fed Beef Burgers with Blue Cheese Sauce, Fish Tacos with Black Bean-Papaya Salsa, Lemony Chicken, Spinach and Orzo Soup, Baked Oysters with Leeks and Buttery Bread Crumbs, Swiss Chard, Eggplant and Mushroom Lasagna, Pan-Roasted Salmon with Lentil Pilaf, Carrot Gratin with Creamy Goat Cheese Sauce, Crab Fried-Rice with Tofu, Dark Chocolate Walnut Brownies, Cardamon Yogurt Cheesecake with Caramelized Plums.

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  • 101 Nutrient Dense Recipes You Can’t Live Withoutincludes nutrition information for all recipes.
  • This includes a 7 day meal plan.


  • 101 Nutrient Dense Recipes You Can’t Live Without will not appeal to you if you do not like cooking.
  • Since most people are so busy, they will not likely have time to prepare three recipes per day.
  • You will have to closely monitor your portion size in order to maintain the right caloric intake to promote weight loss.
  • This plan does not promote exercise.


101 Nutrient Dense Recipes You Can’t Live Without is a good foundation to help you lose weight. The recipes are healthy, and all of them are calorie controlled, so as long as you follow the appropriate portion size recommendations, you should see some form of weight loss. However, to improve your results, you should include some form of exercise, which is not even mentioned in this book, as is it really nothing more than a cookbook. If you are having trouble losing weight with diet and exercise alone, you could add a clinically proven safe and effective fat burner or appetite suppressant to your daily routine to enhance your overall results.

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